Halema‘uma‘u, Kīlauea summit—April 16, 2021

An HVO geologist surveys the lava lake from the eastern rim of Halema‘uma‘u Crater

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An HVO geologist surveys the lava lake from the eastern rim of Halema‘uma‘u Crater, at the summit of Kīlauea. The cliff that covers most of the top half of the photo formed during the collapse events of 2018, and gives a sense of the scale of that event. USGS photo by M. Patrick on April 16, 2021.

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Image Dimensions: 6000 x 4000

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Location Taken: US